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Currently managing editor at Score Atlanta, Stephen Black has covered anything and everything in Georgia sports. Black has written about high school sports for Score, the Atlanta Journal Constitution and Marietta Daily Journal as well as helping to produce the official GHSA programs for multiple sports. A native of Marietta currently living in Atlanta, Black has enjoyed Georgia high school sports for nearly 30 years.

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Friday Night Recap

Thomas County Central defeated Marist 21-17 and Colquitt County edges Lovejoy 14-7 in two ranked duels Friday night. See below for recaps of those two games and more. Class AAAAAA Brookwood 31, Mill...

September 7, 2012 - 9:36pm

Rusty Rams Dispatch Eager Indians

At the turn of the century, Grayson had not played a year of high school football in its history. Now, Mickey Conn’s program is one of the best in the state after winning the 2011 Class AAAAA state...

August 25, 2012 - 12:41pm

Yellow Jackets Rely On Steady Defense

Thomas County Central had an uncharacteristic season in 2011. The Jackets lost five games for the first time since 2004 and finished fourth in Region 1-AAAA. But coach Bill Shaver’s squad won its...

August 25, 2012 - 5:48am

Friday Night Football Recaps

The first weekend of high school football kicked off Friday night, and dozens of schools in the state earned their first win of the season. Below, wins by Campbell, South Atlanta, Jackson-Atlanta,...

August 24, 2012 - 9:26pm

Corky Kell Classic Attracts Top Programs

Some coaches like to pad their teams’ schedules with easy wins in non-region games. But none of the coaches whose teams are playing in the 2012 Metro PCS Corky Kell Classic believe in that philosophy...

August 23, 2012 - 2:53pm

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Courtesy of Rob Saye
GPB Sports Blog

Jefferson Takes Spartan Slam

Class AA No. 1 Jefferson won the Spartan Slam at West Hall. Flowery Branch came in second and Dawson County took third. … Class AAAAAA No. 1 Collins Hill edged host Class AAAA No. 1 Alexander 37-35...

November 21, 2012 - 6:56pm
Courtesy of Perry McIntyre
GPB Sports Blog

Lambert, Wesleyan Sweep Swim Meets

Lambert swept the Cherokee/Forsyth Relay Meet Saturday as the girls team scored 442 points and the boys totaled 450 in a meet that featured 10 squads from both counties. The Longhorns boys easily...

November 20, 2012 - 8:09am
Courtesy of Jay Turner
GPB Sports Blog

Gwinnett Cements Football Reputation

Gwinnett’s 9-2 night Friday night was impressive on many levels. The county did not boast a bunch of No. 1 seeds (only two, in fact) but its teams won games anyway. While Cobb, Fulton and DeKalb have...

November 19, 2012 - 8:12am
Courtesy of Mary Beth Dever
GPB Sports Blog

Intriguing Matchups Highlight First Round

Carrollton was a power in Class AAA the past few seasons, but now ventures into the mix in the Class AAAA postseason. In its first AAAA playoff game, the Trojans face a familiar team in Stephens...

November 16, 2012 - 3:47am
Courtesy of Rob Saye
GPB Sports Blog

Georgia Wrestlers Honored In Offseason

At the Super 32 in Greensboro, N.C., on Oct. 20 and 21, two Georgia wrestlers made national names for themselves. Collins Hill juniors Ryan Milhof and Sean Russell faced off in the finals of the 113-...

November 14, 2012 - 8:06am

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